Archive for August 17th, 2017

Texas Balance Billing Law To Take Effect September 1

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

The bill expands a patient’s ability to mediate their claims with the insurance companies and sets new guidelines for mediation………………….

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Bernhard Opines on Fake News – PPO Discount Game

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Jeff Bernhard – President of Continental Benefits

Does everyone realize that a discount guarantee is really useless/ineffective for a self-funded offer/RFP? When does a discount ever lead to lower spend? How silly!

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Medicaid Overpaid Texas $18.9 Million For School Based Health Services

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Texas received $18.9 million from Medicaid for school-based health services that were billed improperly, and the federal government is seeking to get the money back.

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Blue Cross Michigan Hit With Flurry of ERISA Lawsuits

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

A Shell Game Common To Health Care Financial Transactions

As a plan sponsor are you paying undisclosed fees that don’t show up on the fixed cost side of the ledger but rather on the claim cost side? There are numerous lawsuits that have exposed this industry practice and is not limited to BCBS………………….

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